Doesn't seem to have finished fitting out. I'm quite sure that there will be an attempt to make it hit the waters as a show for India's 75 year independence jubilee.
thought they going to purchase and operate the HornetsArguably just as important as any new carrier is the carrier-based fighter that is intended to operate from it. Currently, the standard Indian Navy carrier fighter is the MiG-29K/KUB, which operates from the Vikramaditya. India ordered 45 examples of these multi-role jets in two batches. However, a successor is being sought under the
The first issue would be money. The second would be the issues with supplies, pilots and logistics for an entirely foreign aircraft type.thought they going to purchase and operate the Hornets